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Student Accommodation

The student accommodation sector presents many opportunities for universities, investors, developers, operators and public bodies alike. With data-driven insights and expertise at a local, national and global level, our team are best placed to provide the advice and support you need in this market.

The experts in student accommodation

Combining client-side experience and sector insights, our team brings expertise in investment, valuation, and advisory gathered over the last 20 years, acting on both sides of transactions in the PBSA (Purpose Built Student Accommodation) market.

Using our knowledge, background and European/global reach, we advise clients in their own language across all elements of the PBSA landscape. Counting both universities and private sector firms among our clients, we also offer a unique perspective into Higher Education strategy, trends and policy.

Our Student Accommodation Tracker database, exclusively developed by C&W, covers 660,000 rooms across the UK – the largest, most comprehensive and insightful dataset of its kind. We use our understanding of your business to guide your assets over their full life cycle, bringing our experience to every stage of the process.

Our services

Pan-European Investment and Advisory

With a blend of client-side experience and strong links to our advisory team, we advise on all elements of the transaction process including:

  • due diligence;
  • commercial input;
  • operator selection;
  • joint venture structuring;
  • recapitalisations; and
  • the creation of integrated investment platforms.

We have acted on a number of key transactions in the sector –including deals in the UK, Spain, Portugal, Austria, Germany and Ireland.

Public advisory

C&W’s team leads the market for demand and supply analysis, strategy, and portfolio structuring in the sector. We the largest and most up to date student accommodation datasets, employing locational analysis to track an unrivalled number of properties. Our client base includes universities, private providers, developers and operators of PBSA. The combination of data and experience enables us to provide you with the most valuable insight and advice. Our specialist areas of work include:

  • demand and supply considerations;
  • portfolio review and due diligence of large portfolios;
  • demand-risk partnership procurement and advice; and
  • accommodation strategies and property transaction advice

Valuation

Using robust methodology and yields, custom market data as well as intelligence on properties’ operational costs, we have valued student housing in excess of £2.75bn from over 130 different schemes, accounting for around 15% of the total private student housing stock. Working closely with a 600-strong team of valuation experts across EMEA, we draw on the market knowledge of our leading Advisory team.

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